Jordan Jones and George Edmundson were suspended by Rangers, pending an investigation after the duo breached COVID-19 regulations.
The Scottish Premiership leaders released a statement on Monday stating that the two players had attended a private gathering with others outside of their household on Sunday evening.
As a result, they breached COVID-19 regulations and will be suspended pending an investigation. Also, both Jordan Jones and George Edmundson will self-isolate for two weeks.
Rangers’ statement read:
“Rangers have been made aware of an incident last night involving two of our players, Jordan Jones and George Edmundson.
“Both players breached Covid regulations by attending a private gathering with others outside of their household.
“We can confirm that both players will be suspended pending an internal investigation. On the instruction of Dr Mark Waller, the players will also self-isolate for 14 days.”
Rangers managing director, Stewart Robertson, also shed light on the situation. He said:
“The chairman Douglas Park, Ross Wilson, Steven Gerrard and I discussed this matter as soon as it was brought to our attention.
“We are completely aligned in our action and the standards that are being set at Rangers.
“We will not tolerate behaviour that does not follow those standards and it is totally unacceptable for any of our players to be involved in anything that puts at risk the excellent protocols that have been put in place at Rangers.”
Neither Jones nor Edmundson was included in Rangers squad for their match against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Sunday.
James Tavernier’s 19th-minute penalty was enough for the Gers to see off Kilmarnock and consolidate their place at the top of the Scottish Premiership table.
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